Anhua County

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Anhua County
安化县
County
Anhua is located in Hunan
Anhua
Anhua
Location in Hunan
Coordinates: 28°18′25″N 111°21′14″E / 28.307°N 111.354°E / 28.307; 111.354Coordinates: 28°18′25″N 111°21′14″E / 28.307°N 111.354°E / 28.307; 111.354[1]
Country People's Republic of China
Province Hunan
Prefecture-level city Yiyang
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 413500

Anhua County (simplified Chinese: 安化县; traditional Chinese: 安化縣; pinyin: Ānhuà Xiàn) is a county in the Province of Hunan, China, it is under the administration of Yiyang Prefecture-level City.

Located in the north-central part of the province, the county is bordered to the north by Dingcheng District of Changde City and Taoyuan County, to the east by Taojiang and Ningxiang Counties, to the south by Lianyuan City and Xinhua County, to the west by Xupu and Yuanling Counties. Anhua County covers 4,950 km2 (1,910 sq mi),[2] as of 2013, it had a registered population of 1,029,000 and a permanent resident population of 912,100.[3] Anhua has 18 towns and 5 townships under its jurisdiction, the county seat is Dongping (东坪镇).[4]

Anhua County is the source place of Anhua dark tea, which is a kind of dark tea; Anhua was an important nodal point of the Tea Horse Road in ancient times. Anhua is both the southernmost and westernmost county-level division of Yiyang. Anhua and its neighborhood have a very distinct indigenous culture - Meishan culture, which has quite long history and profound religious content, influenced by mainstream Han-Chinese culture and also some neighbor cultures during its developing process.

Administrative divisions[edit]

According to the result on adjustment of township-level divisions of Anhua County on February 17, 2006, Anhua County has 18 towns and 5 townships under its jurisdiction.[4] they are:

18 towns
5 townships

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2014-07-02). "Anhua" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2014-07-02. 
  2. ^ the area of Anhua County, according to about Anhua County
  3. ^ the population of Anhua County in 2013, according to about the demographics of Anhua County
  4. ^ a b the divisions of Anhua County in 2006, according to the result on adjustment of township-level administrative divisions of Anhua County on February 17, 2006 - 《安化县人民政府关于调整部分乡镇行政区划的通知》(安政发〔2006〕1号): xzqh.org (17-Feb-06) or chinabaike.com, also see sina.com

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